Published: Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, p1985 Description: 4 sound discs (234 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet (283 p.) Language: French
"First recording of the final five-act version in the original French."
Program notes by Ursula Günther in German and French, Andrew Porter in English and Italian; synopsis by Andrew Porter in German, English, French, and Italian; notes on Abbado's performance by Angelo Foletto in French with English, German and Italian translations; texts in French, German, English, and Italian (283 p. : ill.) in container
Placido Domingo as Don Carlos ; Katia Ricciarelli as Elisabeth de Valois ; Lucia Valentini Terrani as princess Eboli ; Ruggero Raimondi as Philippe II ; Leo Nucci as Rodrigue ; Nicolai Ghiaurov as grand inquisitor ; Coro e orchestra del Teatro alla Scala ; Claudio Abbado, conductor
Recorded at C.T.C. Studio, Milan, January 1983, June 1984